Exhibit celebrates Holland Brady’s life, work Aug. 14

Published 11:29 pm Tuesday, August 13, 2013

There will be a celebration of the life and work of Tryon architect Holland Brady shown jointly at the Tryon Fine Arts Center (TFAC) and the Lanier Library beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 14 and running through the end of the month, with a reception at TFAC on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 6-8 p.m.

Holland Brady

Holland Brady

Plans, drawings and photographs of several residences and public buildings will be on display in the gallery at TFAC during opening hours Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Brady’s partner, Dean Trakas will introduce the exhibition at the reception on Aug. 15 from 6-8 p.m.

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The exhibit at the Lanier Library will show some of Brady’s World War II memorabilia, as well as Brady’s plans and drawings of the extension he designed for the Lanier Library.

These will be on view during the library’s open hours from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. on Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays and 1- 4 p.m. on Sundays. The library will also remain open on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 6-8 p.m. during the reception at the Fine Arts Center.

These exhibitions are made possible through loans of items from the Brady family, donations to the Tryon Downtown Development Association and the generous support and cooperation of friends and owners of properties designed by Holland Brady.

The exhibition at the Tryon Fine Arts Center was curated and designed by Tryon artist Patricia Cole-Furillo.

– article submitted by Frances Flynn